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  1. Tom Hanks Has a Rude Awakening in New Inferno Set PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | ComingSoon.net

    ... ) as Dr. Sienna Brooks, Irrfan Khan ( Life of Pi ) as Harry Sims (also known as The Provost), Omar Sy ( The Intouchables ) as Christoph Bruder and Sidse Babett Knudsen ("Borgen") as Dr. Elizabeth Sinskey, the head of the World Health Organization. ...

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  2. Adaptation of "The Intouchables" hits Tehran theaterRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Germany-based Iranian playwright and director Alireza Kushk-Jalali is helming his troupe in performing an adaptation of the French comedy drama "The Intouchables" at Nazerzadeh Kermani Theater in Tehran. Kushk-Jalali wrote the play based on French writer Philippe Pozzo di Borgo's "A Second Wind", the real-life story that inspired "The Intouchables".

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  3. Omar Sy period drama "Chocolat" lures buyers at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... as the movie showcases a powerful performance from Sy, who earned a Cesar award for his role in the hit "The Intouchables." The movie charts the life of Padilla, aka Chocolat, who became the first black artist to appear on a French stage in the 19th ...

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  4. GLW issue number 1052Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    ... - and their actor of choice, Omar Sy - shy away from heavy subjects. In their 2012 international hit The Intouchables , they dived straight into questions of disability, racism and class. Now in Samba they have tackled the question of illegal ...

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  5. French racism and super-exploitation tackledRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    Nobody could say that French film makers Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano - and their actor of choice, Omar Sy - shy away from heavy subjects. In their 2012 international hit The Intouchables , they dived straight into questions of disability, racism and class.

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  6. French stars in Samba drama worthy of four starsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Manawatu Standard

    That was The Intouchables which missed winning the foreign film Oscar that season for reasons best known to the loopy judges Watching another like-minded French drama-comedy, Samba revived those pleasant memories. That was partly because the lead actor was again Omar Sy who received Frence's big film award, the Cesar in 2012 and yes, even as an African, he has become one of France's stars.

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  7. COLCOA French Film Festival 2015 announces winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Olivier Nakache, Delphine Coulin, and Muriel Coulin, the film was co-directed by Toledano and Nakache ("The Intouchables"). "Samba" follows illegal immigrant Samba (Omar Sy) who yearns to be a chef, and the social worker, Alice (Charlotte ...

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  8. Cannes Critics Week Unveils Line-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Deadline

    ... makes his feature directing debut. He was previously DP on on Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache's smash hit The Intouchables and Jacques Audiard's Read My Lips . Other titles in competition include U.S. director Trey Edward Shults' Krisha , that won ...

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  9. Samba Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Shockya.com

    ... Festival - marks the second collaboration between Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano and Omar Sy, after 2012's 'The Intouchables.' The message we are left with is truly noble, but a little rhetorical and preachy: tolerance and respect must be shown to ...

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  10. Dominic Corry: Five contemporary French films you should seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Samba is co-directors Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache's follow-up to their massively popular sleeper hit The Intouchables , which broke box office records for French movies all around the world. The success of The Intouchables turned lead actor ...

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  11. Movie review: SambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The new film by the writer-director duo behind the 2011 hit The Intouchables is not as formulaic and manipulative but it lacks the single-minded coherence that was so crucial to that film's success. It's an odd-couple comedy too, but the screenplay shoehorns in a third so it becomes an awkward buddy comedy that even resorts to re-enacting a famous Coca-Cola ad.

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  12. The makers of The Intouchables are back with SambaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Omar Sy plays an under-employed worker from Senegal trying to survive in Paris in new movie Samba from the makers of The Intouchables. When it comes to a breakout success story in 21st century French cinema, nothing beats what Eric Toledano achieved with his last film The Intouchables .

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  13. Samba let down by farceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    Following his breakout success in The Intouchables , audiences will doubtless flock to see the magnetic personality of Omar Sy back on the big screen in this latest French rom-com-dram. Once again playing the outsider to the bourgeoisie, Sy is the titular Samba, a Senegalese migrant living in Paris who has managed to keep his head down and his illegality secret for 10 years.

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  14. Samba interview: Eric Toledano's focus on bitter-sweet world of French immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... him in Samba , the new film from Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, best known for their runaway success The Intouchables . In Samba , Rahim proves, in a cast that includes the versatile Charlotte Gainsbourg and comedian Omar Sy - that he can be as ...

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  15. Movie Review: Entertaining and enjoyableRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... actor has been a star since he appeared as the irreverent caregiver in Nakache and Toledano's previous film The Intouchables, for which he won the Cesar Award for Best Actor. Even when he's in a very contrived moment, he makes every line seem ...

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  16. The French Comedy Too Controversial for AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Forward

    ... Some of the fear may have to do with the fact that another recent French culture-clash comedy, 2011's "The Intouchables," weathered charges of racism from several American media outlets following its release. Now, in the aftermath of ethnically ...

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  17. The changing colors of French cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    ... festival to present their latest film, Samba. Omar Sy, who starred in Nakache and Toledano's previous film, The Intouchables, plays the title role of Samba, an immigrant from Senegal to France who takes any job he can get and who dreams of getting ...

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  18. Irrfan Khan joins Tom Hanks in InfernoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Indiaglitz.com

    ... Harry Sims, also known as The Provost. French actor Omar Sy, best known for his work in the French mega-hit The Intouchables, as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, the upcoming Jurassic World, and John Wells' upcoming untitled project, will play ...

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  19. 'Inferno': Felicity Jones, other global stars join Tom Hanks mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... novel will be its next Robert Langdon movie. ( Steven Zeitchik ) Omar Sy ("X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "The Intouchables"), Irrfan Khan ("Life of Pi"), Felicity Jones ("The Theory of Everything") and Sidse Babett Knudsen (Danish TV's "Borgen") ...

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  20. Irrfan Khan to star in 'Inferno' alongside Tom Hanks; shoot begins in AprilRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Indian Television

    ... opposite Hanks as Dr. Sienna Brooks. French actor Omar Sy, best known for his work in the French mega-hit The Intouchables, as well as X-Men: Days of Future Past, the upcoming Jurassic World, and John Wells' upcoming untitled project, will play ...

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